Rosa x harisonii
Harison’s Yellow Rose
Deciduous, Shrubs, Decorative fruit or berries
The rose is the queen of flowers, the most loved and widely planted shrub in all temperate parts of the world. More than 14,000 varieties are grown. Although mostly deciduous, roses can be evergreen in mild climates. Their stems, sometimes quite prickly, may be erect, arching, trailing, or scrambling. Leaves are divided into three, five, or seven leaflets, usually with toothed margins.Rosa x harisonii
Hybrid between R. foetida and R. spinosissima; very old rose that was taken westward by pioneers and still persists in California’s Gold Country and around old farmhouses. Grows to 6 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide, forming thickets of thorny stems and fine-textured foliage. Flowers (in late spring) are profuse, semidouble, bright yellow, and fragrant. Occasionally reblooms in fall in warmer climates. Showy hips. Vigorous, disease-free, hardy to cold, and (once established) resistant to aridity. Useful deciduous landscaping shrub.
California native. Erect, 1–4 ft. tall. Reddish stems, 1–1 3/4 -in.-long leaves, 1-in. flo...
Perennial in Zones 13, 21–24, H1, H2; grown as an annual elsewhere. Delicate, airy mounds to 12&...
Native to California and southern Oregon. Blooms as freely in gardens as it does in the wild, bearing ...